An inventive twist on the heist genre combines with Taylor Hackford’s meticulous direction and an excellent cast led by Jason Statham to make Parker a fun and modern piece of film noir.
Michael Chiklis, who plays the nefarious Melander in Parker, talks with Spinoff Online about typecasting, going up against action star Jason Statham, and the thrill of signing a comic to Stan Lee. Parker opens Friday.
The two join Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez in the thriller based on author Donald Westlake’s well-regarded series of crime novels.
The Wire and Treme star Wendell Pierce confirms via Twitter that he will star as the legendary bluesman B.B. King in the upcoming biopic B.B. King and I.